Difficulties with bearing dislocation and breakage using a movable bearing total knee replacement system.

@article{Weaver1993DifficultiesWB,
  title={Difficulties with bearing dislocation and breakage using a movable bearing total knee replacement system.},
  author={J K Weaver and Robert Stephen Derkash and Alan Seth Greenwald},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1993},
  volume={290},
  pages={244-52}
}
In 1980, the low contact stress, or New Jersey, system was introduced with movable high-density polyethylene bearings between the metallic femoral and tibial components. This system was developed to deal with two principal concerns of conventional knee replacement systems: loosening and wear. A federal Drug Administration review was required, and the study was performed in two phases. From 1981 until 1984, components were cemented in 40 knees, which then were evaluated for an average of seven… CONTINUE READING

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